science validates America’s cat-video addiction

June 19, 2015

Science validates America’s cat-video addiction

Researchers surveyed 7,000 people about time spent on the Internet watching cat videos, and they found that the popular pastime leaves people feeling more positive and energetic. Even for those who aren’t seeking cat content, encountering a feline distraction can be a nice counterweight to political debate or the nagging negativity people feel when procrastinating online. National Public Radio (6/18)